These lecture events are Birmingham based. For more information, please visit The Pre-Raphaelite Society. Membership information can be found here.
09 June 2007 (re-arranged from February 2007)
The MacDonald Sisters
Lecture to be given by Ina Taylor. Ina is a contemporary writer “ her bestselling publications include ˜The Edwardian Lady: the Story of Edith Holden, plus ˜Victorian Sisters. The lecture will consider the remarkable lives of the four MacDonald sisters, who were all connected through marriage, with distinguished men of the nineteenth century.
21 July 2007
Ernest Gimson: designer, architect and archetypal Arts and Crafts man
Mary Greensted, Curator at Cheltenham Museum and Art Gallery, will talk about Gimson’s involvement with the Arts and Crafts movement, his work across differing disciplines and the way in which his workshops were run.
20 October 2007
AGM and Founders Day Lecture
This year’s lecture will be given by Paul Barlow and is entitled ‘John Everett Millais, from Pre-Raphaelite to Aesthete to Realist’ Paul will look at new interpretations of Millais’ early work, and how his early achievements can provide an insight into the meaning of some of his most important and wrongly neglected later paintings.